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The nature and purpose of this website is to assist students interested in the study of political science by helping them find resources provided by the University of Washington and outside providers. This information is forwarded to this blog as a courtesy and an illustration of possible resources. The Political Science department does not endorse or promote any specific products, services, or vendors.

Marketing and Communications Job & Internship Fair

Thursday, April 26th

2-5pm, Mary Gates Hall Commons

View attending employers and tips on how to prepare at

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Dear Students,

  Italian Studies (Seattle Campus)  is offering a program in Rome in winter 2019! Take Italian 101 & 102 and a content course (DIV cr) and return to Seattle's UW campus in spring to take Ital 103(VLPA)!  

To make an appointment with me (PDL C-252) please visit


Sabrina Tatta

Lecturer, Undergraduate Advisor, and GPA

French and Italian Studies

Box 354361

PDL C-252

(206) 616 5366

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    COMING UW Women's Center Gender-Based Violence Events
    #MeToo and Beyond: Round Table Discussion   In partnership with SARVA, the Women's Center is hosting a panel & roundtable discussion highlighting diverse perspectives of and experiences with #metoo. Panelists and guests are invited to engage in conversation on how to create a more inclusive #metoo movement.     Location UW Seattle Campus Husky Union Building Room 332   Date & Time Tuesday April 24th, 2018 3:30 - 5:00PM     Event is free and space but limited: please RSVP ASAP  ... Read more
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Have you made a positive impact in your community? Apply for the
Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award!

The UW’s Carlson Center is currently accepting applications for the
Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership Award.  Named for one of
Seattle’s foremost civic leaders, the Edward E. Carlson Student
Leadership Award recognizes individual students who have demonstrated
a strong commitment to public service, provided outstanding leadership
in the community, and who are committed to continued creative civic

The Carlson Student Leadership Award recipient will receive $2500 and
be honored at the Spring Celebration of Service & Leadership on May

Eligibility and Selection Criteria
In order to be eligible for the Edward E. Carlson Student Leadership
Award, candidates must be enrolled as a junior or senior at the
University of Washington during the current academic year and working...

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The Agnes C. Nelson Memorial Scholarship is offered to students majoring in either Political Science or Economics, who demonstrate interest in both fields.  One scholarship, approximately $8,000 towards tuition for the 2018-19 Academic year, will be awarded to a
student who shows commitment to these fields and meets the following eligibility criteria:

1.  maintain a cumulative UW GPA of at least 3.2,
2.  have completed 25 combined credits in Economics and Political Science, with at least 10 credits in each department,
3.  have completed 75 credits by the end of Spring Quarter 2018,
4.  have submitted a completed application form with all necessary attachments,
5.  be eligible for financial aid, as determined by the UW Financial Aid Office.

***If you did not apply for financial aid (submit a FAFSA) by the February 28th, 2018 deadline, contact the Financial Aid Office in 105 Schmitz Hall about submitting a late application.***


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Congresswoman Jayapal is seeking passionate interns to join the resistance as assistants to her field office staff. Interns will gain firsthand experience working on a dynamic field campaign with deep roots in community organizing. Interested applicants should see below for position description and contact before May 15th for the summer session. Applications are being accepted right now for spring interns who may subsequently have leadership positions throughout the summer. 


Field Intern
Position Description
Pramila for Congress is seeking passionate undergraduate students, or high school students with applicable references, to
assist with organizing, voter engagement and resistance-building efforts in Washington’s 7th Congressional District. Field
Interns will work closely with the campaign Field Organizers to execute a district-wide organizing strategy...

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The Gilman Scholarship info session  schedule  this quarter  for undergraduate study abroad  session on May 1st was advertised as being in CMU 226 at 4pm.

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UW Seattle Spring Job & Internship Fair
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

3-7pm, HUB Ballrooms (UW Seattle campus)

Interested in an opportunity to meet with more than 100 employers, all
eager to recruit UW candidates? Looking for your first job after
graduation, or perhaps still seeking a summer job or internship?  Then
join us for the 2018 Spring Job & Internship Fair!

Who: All UW Students and Alumni from all majors, disciplines and UW
campuses are welcome & encouraged to attend this event.
RSVP: No RSVP required. Attendees will simply check in at student
check-in upon arrival.

Learn More: To learn more about attending employers, the areas they
will be recruiting for, ways to prepare for this event (and more!),
click here.

Questions? Contact

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ENVIR 100 – Introduction to Environmental Studies will be offered this summer with the lecture online and the weekly small group led by the instructor, Yen-Chu Weng.  This 5-credit class is open to all students, designated I&S and NW, and is one of the Core Courses required of Environmental Studies majors.  Please see the attached flyer for details.

Yen-Chu welcomes questions from students and advisors.

Yen-Chu Weng, Ph.D.

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Take Italian 101 and/or 102 this summer!

TERM A:  14468 ITAL   101A      ELEMENTARY ITALIAN MTWTHF 0930-1150    TERM B: 14469 ITAL   102B      ELEMENTARY ITALIAN  MTWTHF 0930-1150 

If you take Italian 103 in Fall 2018 you'll have completed 15 cr of VLPA!

Register starting Monday for summer quarter!

To make an appointment with me (PDL C-252) please visit

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